Policy Basics is a series of background reports on issues related to the Montana budget and taxes. The purpose of the Policy Basics series is to provide the public, community advocates, and policymakers with the tools they need to understand basic yet complex tax and budget policies and effectively engage in important fiscal debates that shape the health and safety of our communities.
Our tax dollars serve as shared investments in the programs and services that make our state a great place to live, work, and play. One way to evaluate a tax system is to look at how that system...Read more
The Montana property tax system supports local public services, including schools, roads, and other infrastructure. Residential property owners pay almost half of all property taxes. Every two years,...Read more
MBPC is a nonprofit organization focused on providing credible and timely research and analysis on budget, tax, and economic issues that impact low- and moderate-income Montana families.